Victorian Afghanistan Medal. John Henry Dodgson, 15th Hussars. Massborough, Rotherham.

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A 2nd Afghan War Medal on original ribbon and claw mount awarded to 1081 pte j h dodgson 15th hussrs

John was born Massborough,  Rotherham , Yorkshire July 1850 .

He enlisted 26th July 1869 aged 19 years.

Served .

Home 27th July 1869 to 12th November 1869 .

India 13th November 1869 to 9th January 1881.

South Africa 10th January 1881 to 3rd January 1882 .

Home 11th Jan 1882 to 26th July 1890.

Total service 20 years 347 days retired as sergeant.

 

Comes with some printed papers of service and 15th hussars involvement in Afghan campaign.

 

( some polishing to Queens portrait and eks to rim ) 

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